On Saturday 20th February 2015 Shishkat Youth Society (SYS) organized an event under the name of “Disaster should not diminish our hope, let’s rise again” at Karachi Auditorium Garden west Karachi.
The main objectives of arranging this event were
- To re-rise from disaster suffering with new hope, objectives, goals and planning for proper rehabilitation of our home town.
- To thank and reward all those volunteers and individual social workers who help the IDP,s in this difficult and challenging time.
- To generate funds for deserving needy students who can’t afford their educational expenses.
This Mega event was attended by several families, Senior Citizens and students from Shishkat living in different parts of Karachi. Prominent among them were Mr.Kamil Jan, the generous donor and great supporter of Hunza Region, Village elders,Chairman and cabinet members of GISAK, President and members of Hunza Band,donors and Social Activist.
The famous Social Activist Mr.Muhammad Raziq was Chief Guest, He has many contributions for our community. Famous Pakistani actor and artist Mr.Mehmood Akhter was the Guest of Honor, He is one of the most consistent performer in the Pakistani media he appeared in several TV shows as well.
The Program was started by the holy name of Almighty Allah, this was followed by Condolence pray held for the brave martyred who lost their life during Attaabad Disaster. Welcome note was delivered by Mr Amir Ali Ex-President SYS. Mr Bashir Alam General Secretary SYS explained the objectives of the event and gave a brief overview of SYS.Traditional dress (Chuga and hat) were presented to guests by Ex-Mukhi Sahiban of Shishkat Central and Payeen Jamatkhana.Traditional dance,Speech,Dramas,Singing and Talk shows along with performance of Danish band were remained the hallmarks of this mega event.
Village elders distributed token of appreciation among volunteers and workers who have rendered their services to the IDPs during Attaabad disaster.Mr.Ajayeeb received the shield on behalf of Gojal Volunteer Corps,Mr.Amir Ali received shield on behalf of Hunza Volunteers Corps and Mr.Nisar received shield on behalf of Hunza Band.Mr.Shehzad(Late) from Hunza who lost his life while serving his community was awarded with token of appreciation which was received by his brother.
The event successfully came into conclusion with the closing remarks of Mr Ahsan President SYS.He appreciated and thank all the donors well wishers organizer audience and community members for their all-out support during this event and after Attaabad disaster for the members of Shishkat Gojal.